Graphene 2013: Hype won’t help, say manufacturers

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 25 April 2013

Industry and public need to be realistic about wonder material’s possibilities

Unrealistic expectations about the potential powers of the super-carbon graphene could hinder the material’s development cycle, according to some developers. Speaking at the ImagineNano Graphene 2013 conference in Bilbao, Tomas Palacios, associate professor of electrical engineering at MIT said that, although there were thousands of scientifically validated ideas for graphene applications,...